Gerald Hausman is a storyteller in the American tradition of Mark Twain and an award-winning author. He calls himself a "native of the world," but has spent more than twenty years in New Mexico where many of his American Indian folktales were collected and published. He has received numerous awards from organizations as varied as the American Folklore Society, the Parents’ Choice Awards and the New York Public Library, to name only a few, and has entertained people of all ages at The Kennedy Center, Harvard University, St John's College and in schools from one end of the country to the other.

In today’s turbulent times, Gerald Hausman’s humor, insight and humanity shine through in his stories. To brighten your day and put a smile on your face, Stay Thirsty Magazine is proud to present two stories as told by Gerald Hausman, a storyteller we think of as today’s Mark Twain. 

"Tangle Talk" as told by Gerald Hausman

"Tennessee Walker" as told by Gerald Hausman

Gerald Hausman

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